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Providing senior in-home care tips and stories for everything related to senior care.

5 Benefits Of Dancing With Mom And Dad

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 6, 2017 5:30:00 PM

What are you going to do with your aging parents this afternoon? Board games and coffee is always nice. But have you thought about putting on their favorite tunes and getting on the dance, er, living room floor? Here are 5 of the benefits of dancing for seniors.

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Discuss These 5 Things With Your Senior Before Leaving For Vacation

Posted by Ruby Cemental on May 23, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Whether it's Mom, Dad, or another senior in your life, it won't be easy to tell them you're leaving for vacation again. Telling them about your plans sooner rather than later can help things go a lot more smoothly. Here are 5 things you should definitely discuss with them.

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Three Tips For Getting Your Loved One to the Graduation Ceremony

Posted by Ruby Cemental on May 9, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Graduation is just around the corner! You’ll want everyone in the family to come out and take part in that special day. But for some senior citizens, trips out of the house are getting harder and harder to take. Read on for some tips on how to safely get your loved one to a graduation ceremony so that they can enjoy time with family and friends.

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Elderly Depression: Common Signs and Ways to Help

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Apr 25, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Depression is a serious disease that is suffered by millions of people around the world. Depression is particularly dangerous for seniors because it may potentially worsen other medical conditions suffered by seniors. Also of some concern are seniors living alone who struggle with depression. They may have difficulty seeking treatment and may not have a good support system to help them cope.

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5 Ways We Get Better With Age: Celebrating Seniorhood

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Apr 11, 2017 5:30:00 PM

We need to treat aging with the respect and awe it deserves. It is time to celebrate longevity as we realize we DO get better with age. Our years on the earth give us the experience, knowledge, perspective and memories that create meaning. Enjoy this stage of life as it is potentially most satisfying of all, especially considering these five reasons.

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3 Free Online Games for Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Mar 28, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Online games are fun, can help us stay social, and improve brain health. So, whether we're toddlers or seniors, they have a useful place in our lives. Here are 3 free online games that are well-suited for older ones.

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Best Companion Dog Breeds for Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Mar 14, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Dogs are great companions for seniors. They can reduce loneliness, motivate us to remain active with walks, and they can even help to break the ice when meeting new people. Finding the right dog takes some research so we've developed this list of the top 8 dog breeds to consider.

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Bed Rails and Bad Dreams: Keep Austin Seniors from Falling out of Bed

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Mar 6, 2017 2:42:35 PM

Learn how you can help keep Austin seniors from falling out of bed and protect your elderly loved one. Check out the video below.

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5 Signs that Home Care is No Longer Appropriate

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Feb 28, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Your senior loved one wants to stay in their own home as long as possible. Unfortunately, there comes a point when their condition has deteriorated to the point that home care is no longer possible. If your senior loved one is experiencing these signs and symptoms, it's time to start considering other options.

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Managing Alzheimer's: 3 Things Not To Do

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Feb 7, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Managing Alzheimer's, whether as a caretaker or as a family member is truly difficult. Navigating the disease and understanding how your loved one is being affected requires a lot of forethought and patience.

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